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Graduate Logistics Opportunity - 2 places available

Zoek Pin Milton Keynes - This Area Only

21000.0000 - 25000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 4 days ago

Please note this role will start between July-September 2021 with interviews taking place in June/July 2021.

Our client is the most successful logistics firm in the United Kingdom today, providing supply chains solutions to a wide portfolio of blue chip global customers. The Company has a turnover of c. £400m, growing eightfold in the last decade.

The business combines talented transport professionals, leading edge IT systems, an unrivalled national network of port-based and inland depots and a modern fleet of carbon-friendly vehicles

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career with a market leader? Due to continued success our client are looking for 2 client focused Graduates to join the Milton Keynes team to help with ambitious plans within their Distribution Network.

If you are a bright, sharp, articulate and confident individual keen to work hard and develop a career at speed but also work as part of a successful team, then this is the company for you.

Previous experience within Transport or Distribution as a placement year, part time or full time is preferred, however not essential as full training is provided.

At this firm career progression is limitless, driven by your personal commitment, ambition and desire to succeed. With such a diverse business profile, customer portfolio and geographic coverage, you can enjoy a long and rewarding career with a true market leader.

Generally graduates start in Operation based roles in the main operation offices with heavy emphasis on progression.

Initial duties will involve:

  • Planning/routing
  • Driver debrief - excellent communication required
  • Tachograph analysis
  • Resource allocation
  • Communication
  • Damaged goods procedures
  • Knowledge of legislation
  • Paperwork handling
  • Fuel management
  • Compliance management
  • Any other relevant duties

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Degree in business, logistics, analytical or economics related fields
  • Outstanding initiative
  • Local to the Milton Keynes area
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Dynamic, ambitious, driven & self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Solutions orientated
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident communicator
  • Demonstrate experience in the transport/logistics sector - desirable
  • Driving licence and transport are desirable
  • IT literate, with excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint

HOURS OF WORK:

The first few weeks during training it may be 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Then it may move to a four on/four off shift pattern - dependent on needs of the team

SALARY:Circa £21,000 - 25,000 - strong progression

HOLIDAY:Four weeks plus bank holidays, after 3 years entitlement increases by 3 days

BENEFITS:

Company car or car allowance equivalent once employee has become a planner

  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Pension: After 12 months you can join the Company contributory pension scheme (Employee contributes 6% and Company contributes 6%)
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